Imperial Avenue Infant School

Imperial Avenue Infant School

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School Values and Ethos

Our vision and values are at the core of everything we do. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens.


Aims of the School


We aim for all children to:


  • Gain a love and commitment to learning that will last a lifetime
  • Develop the essential literacy and numeracy skills they need to learn
  • Develop the attitudes, understanding and skills to become successful, independent learners
  • Foster their creativity
  • Develop lively enquiring minds
  • Develop personal values, qualities and attitudes and be respectful other people and their views and opinions
  • Develop appreciation and concern for the environment
  • Work co-operatively with others
  • Work toward achieving their potential


School Ethos


Mission Statement –
We value and respect the uniqueness of each child and work together to achieve success


At Imperial Avenue Infant School we feel it is important that children feel happy and secure so that they can work to the best of their ability and make good progress.  The school offers a broad and balanced curriculum which covers all aspects of school life and not just the subjects viewed as part of the National Curriculum.  School life should provide all children with the skills they will need for life in the 21st century.  We encourage the children to set themselves realistic goals which provides them with a sense of achievement and raises their self-esteem.


Children need to feel a sense of ownership of the school they attend which places emphasis on children’s responsibilities to treat all people with respect and to be caring of each other.  Some of the expectations we have of our children encompass our school values which seek to promote the development of the whole-child within our society.


Our School Rules 


At Imperial Avenue Infant School our rules are to: -

  • help and be kind to each other
  • listen and respond to others in school
  • use quiet voices and walk in school
  • take care of our school
  • always try to do our best


These simple rules have been agreed for children and all adults in school.  They are taught to the children, both in their classes and in assemblies, through discussion, stories and role play.